2016 Presidential Election Analysis and Predictions presented by Julie Strauss, Ph.D. We will welcome back Julie to the NSC while she discusses how this has arguably been one of the most unpredictable and unprecedented election cycles in recent memory. Discover the highlights (and lowlights) of the campaign. Explore the strategies and tactics of each nominee during the general election, as well as their debate performances, fundraising, and polling. Finally, learn how this election is perceived by the international community. Lunch will include a grilled chicken sandwich, chips and dessert.
Tuesday, Oct 25 • 12:00-1:45pm • $9M/$13.50NM
Frank Sinatra Luncheon by John Boda
Lunch will include chicken parmesan over a bed of spaghetti, salad, roll and dessert. Following lunch enjoy a performance by the amazing musician and storyteller John Boda presenting Frank Sinatra. $9M/$13.50NM
Wednesday, Nov 9 • 11:00am-1:00pm • $9M/$13.50NM
“Chicago’s Legendary Christmas Tree Ship” Luncheon by Rochelle Pennington
All aboard! Author Rochelle Pennington is back by popular demand to deliver the true account of Chicago’s legendary Christmas Tree Ship, considered the most loved story of the Great Lakes over the past century. Pennington’s presentation will include original photographs and will focus on little-known facts, the story behind the story. Artifacts raised from the sunken ship will be on display, along with underwater photos of the ship in its current state at the bottom of Lake Michigan.
“It is a story which exemplifies the best of humanity,” said Pennington. “At its heart we find courage, generosity, heroism, and the importance of family. The moment I first heard about the famed vessel, I understood why it had endeared itself to so many people and was still being shared a hundred years later.” Lunch will be served following the program. Lunch includes: grilled chicken, baked potato, salad and dessert.
Monday, Nov 14 • 11:00am-1:00pm • $9M/$13.50NM
Greg Woods Luncheon
Greg is a tenor, pianist, guitarist, and plays the ukulele. He is also the leader of his own group, “Time and The New Romans.” Greg comes from a musical family and is a pro at composing and producing original music. His love of performing is sure to guarantee a wonderful afternoon. The main course is provided by Catered by Design in Morton Grove and will include cream of chicken soup with wild rice. Meal options include: 1) grilled chicken club or 2) Italian sandwich including: genoa salami, capicola, mortadella, pepperoni , provolone and a dessert.
Wednesday, Nov 16 • 11:30am-1:30pm • $15M/$20NM (Register by Nov 1)